Hopefully if you're applying for this position you have bags of related experience,and if that's the case you should mention it all. But if you're switching careers ortrying something a little different, your experience may initially not look like it'smatching up. That's when you need a little honest creativity to match theexperiences required with the ones you have. People skills are people skills afterall, you just need to show how customer service skills can apply to internalmanagement positions, and so on.
6. If your previous co-workers were here, what would they say aboutyou?
Ok, this is not the time for full disclosure. If some people from your past aregoing to say you're a boring A-hole, you don't need to bring that up. Staypositive, always, and maybe have a few specific quotes in mind. "They'd say Iwas a hard worker" or even better "John Doe has always said I was the mostreliable, creative problem-solver he'd ever met."
7. Have you done anything to further your experience?
This could include anything from night classes to hobbies and sports. If it'srelated, it's worth mentioning. Obviously anything to do with further education isgreat, but maybe you're spending time on a home improvement project to workon skills such as self-sufficiency, time management and motivation.
8. Where else have you applied?
This is a good way to hint that you're in demand, without sounding like you'rewhoring yourself all over town. So, be honest and mention a few othercompanies but don't go into detail. The fact that you're seriously looking andkeeping your options open is what the interviewer is driving at.
9. How are you when you're working under pressure?
Once again, there are a few ways to answer this but they should all be positive.You may work well under pressure, you may thrive under pressure, and you may